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2nd Sunday NVUS Primer (Summer)

Date(s) - 09/09/2018
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm

Number of Attendees: 8

Cafe Montmartre



Description: This Society meeting is a primer for our Society’s beginners. It may sometimes seems daunting to the very novice, but hang in there. Lots of help is all around you. While Moses K. is the main instructor, Dave B. and Sandy O. have volunteered as an assistant instructors who also sometimes lead lessons. Any one of the 3 may lead this Society meeting They’ll also help those attending this session practice the signature songs using these basic chords. It will start 45 min before any of our main scheduled meetings (e.g. 2nd Sunday NVUS Group Lessons or 4th Sunday NVUS Jams).

Suggested readings:

  • Lesson Package 01: at a minimum
  • Lesson Packages 02 and 03: these basically are the same as 01 but in the keys of F and G, respectively
  • Strums and Rhythms cheat sheets

General Agenda:

  • Scales: certainly C scale but may also cover scales in F and G.
  • Basic major and 7th chords: used many of the jams songs, but in all of our signature songs, and practice exercises.
  • Chorded Scales: In the key of C – C, G7, C, F, C5, F, G7, C representing the harmony (chords) for the notes sung as do, re, mi, fa, and so on
  • Harmonized Chorded Scales: In the key of C – C, Dm, Em, F, G, Am, Bdim, C representing the harmony (chords) for the scale notes.


Bookings are closed for this event.

Number of Attendees: 8

  • Linda Ward
  • Moses Kamai
  • Walter Lazear
  • Alan Cyr
  • Pam Bettcher
  • Shima Vosti
  • Barry Chovitz


  1. And just fixed the who’s attending list. Request was so that the proper number of copies of jam song sheets for our songs and jams meetings.

  2. OK added the number of attendees on the details line of the event, as requested yesterday at the NVUS Primer meeting.

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